- Top Story
Late morning accident results in injury
A collision that took place at about 10:55 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 40 and 1000th Ave. in Altamont resulted in one injury.
WEIU asking residents to become storytellers
It’s a story that has been decades in the making - a thriving economic, social and cultural community that has become the Crossroads of America and the people who make it what it is today.
Eye on the prize; Windsor/Stew-Stras' Vonderheide returns from injury, named EDN Player of the Year
With a renewed focus on training for his senior season, Vonderheide took the area by storm, cutting his already miniscule 0.93 ERA by more than half a run and improving every other major statistic across the board.
The Blue Devils (28-9) made it back to the Super-Sectional round in the spring, Vonderheide finished 9-1 with a 0.44 ERA and is the 2014 Effingham Daily News All-Area Player of the Year. Pursuing goals has always been Vonderheide's style, as he was named All-State for the second year running as well.
Shimkus wearing two hats during election year
Like he does in all congressional election years, U.S. Rep. John Shimkus is wearing two hats this summer.
Dieterich teen a stand-up kind of gal
There's a bit of good-natured debate in the Adams-Mahnke family about when Melody Mahnke began riding a horse.
- EWA, lease-holder have big plans for Lake Sara beach
Beavers causing problems for Montrose lake
Beaver activities, such as dam and lodge building, are widely hailed for improving water quality.
Sisters bond through military training
Katherine Deaton never doubted her decision to go into the military, wanting to do so as far back as childhood.
Local construction firm has large role in U of I renovation project
The State Farm Center in Champaign, built more than 50 years ago as the University of Illinois Assembly Hall, is undergoing massive renovations and an Effingham construction company is playing a key role in the $165 million project.
Teacher helps fight childhood hunger
Brownstown Elementary teacher Casie Bowman was inspired to action after seeing how often students wanted school breakfast.
- More Top Story Headlines
- Late morning accident results in injury